So, back when Cave In's Until Your Heart Stops dropped on the hardcore masses several years back, I had the chance of catching the band at Middlesex County Community College. Those who live in or went to shows in Jersey know about this place. Anyway, being the music nerd that I am, I asked Steve Brodsky about Kid Kilowatt (which was just featured in a news byte in Second Nature fanzine mentioning the band changing its name from Ester of Wood Rosin); he said if I mailed him a tape he would send it back to me with their demos on it.
So I did just that and waited a while before it popped in my mailbox. I listened to this tape for years hoping to see a full album from the band (remember, Cave In had not gone all Space Rock or Indie Rock on us all yet so Kid Kilowatt was kind of their softer alter ego except with guys from Piebald and Converge helping out at times). I got teased with a version of the Scope on the first Hydra Head sampler.
Finally several years after the fact...the Hit Single 7" record came out. And I played the hell out of that as well. It had 2 songs not on the demo so it was the closest to new I thought I would ever see from the band. A couple of years following that the LP version of the record came out. I played the hell out of this record until the CD came out. I was psyched about this because it finally had "Tug of War" on it which was one of my favorite songs from the demos.
I still love Kid Kilowatt to this day.
check out their only CD Guitar Method if you ever get the chance...it's good stuff
Death: A Graveside Companion Thames and Hudson Not sure if you concur with Socrates in that death may the greatest of all human blessings but it is certainly a ... read more
Degas: A Passion for Perfection by Jane Munro Yale University Press Edgar Degas (1834-1917) is heralded as one of the founders and masters of the impressionist movement, with the ... read more
The Ivory Mirror The Art of Mortality in Renaissance Europe Yale University Press www.footprint.com.au Renaissance - what associations does the term invoke with you? An age of achievement, “eureka” ... read more
Cattle Decapitation Bald Faced Stag Hotel Sydney, Australia February 16, 2018 First and last time I came across Cattle Decapitation was with the release of their “Ten Torments of ... read more
Sunnyboys Factory Theatre Sydney, Australia February 10, 2018 Oh goody! The Sunnyboys. One of the most influential Australian bands with a back catalogue that is hard to f with no ... read more
Looking for the SPB logo? You can download it in a range of styles and colours here:
Click anywhere outside this dialog to close it, or press escape.